2014 Honda Civic Si Sedan – Honda has its compact Civic occupying a thorough refresh for the latest model year, with updates to expand the sporty Civic Si sedan. Changes to this driver-focused four-door includes a subtly revised exterior, a more luxurious interior and extra standard kit. The 2014 Honda Civic Si sedan is slightly more practical option of the sporty Si twins due to his extra set of doors, but it still packs the same punch as his slightly shorter Coupe sister. Despite the “grocery getter” four-door layout on the Si sedan, Honda remains true to the sporty heritage of the Si line, only offering the model with a manual transmission.
The heart of the 2014 Honda Civic Si Sedan is a 2.4-liter inline-four that produces 201 horsepower and 170 pounds-ft of torque. All-new model for the previous year, it added boasts 0.4-liter displacement compared to its predecessor, with four additional horsepower and 31 pounds-ft extra lb-ft of torque.
While the peak numbers that bigger is obviously a welcome change, the main difference is that the power at lower engine speeds. The outgoing model requires 7800 rpms to hit its peak horsepower and 6100 rpm for peak torque, but now the Civic Si engine just 7000 rpm for peak hp and 4400 rpm for maximum torque. This change in the usable power band is equivalent to a much more street-friendly driving experience, although some Si fans will probably thrill of driving the outgoing car to miss his stratospheric redline.
The 2014 Honda Civic Sedan Si engine a transplant of the Acura TSX is exclusively linked to a six-speed manual gearbox and the benefits of a spiral-type limited-slip differential to get power to the ground. Fuel economy is rated at 22 mpg in the city and 31 mpg on the highway. Mechanical changes for the new model year include handling-focused suspension tweaks as stiffer springs and rear bushings with thicker roll bars front and rear, while the body structure benefits from a number of the strong components. A retuned electric steering setup is also under review.
As with the rest of the 2014 Honda Civic Si sedan, Si received new front bumpers with chrome finish, a black honeycomb mesh grille, clear-lens corner lights and a more sculpted hood as part of the latest refresh. But the Si continues its sports intentions Graf with a variety of unique touches ranging from more menacing front and rear shackle, side skirts, a body-color deck lid spoiler with an LED center brake light, fog lights and Chrome exhaust finisher. Wheels come in a sporty 17-inch with 215/45R17 tires.
Inside the 2014 Honda Civic Sedan Si dashboard subtly restyled and now includes upscale soft-touch material. Si-specific elements include reinforced perforated cloth sport seats with suede-like trim and red stitching as the main attraction, accented by a matching leather covered and red stitched steering wheel and gearshift knob. The unique touches are extended to a few pieces of aluminum accents, including the base of the shift knob and pedals.
The new 2014 Honda Civic Sedan Si also has an “intelligent” multi-information display that includes an exclusive Power Monitor the percentage of total horsepower generated by the engine to indicate. Honda also added a sequential rev-limit indicator in the upper instrument panel to show when the i-VTEC high-lift camshaft profile is engaged as well as to systematically show when the engine redline is approached and reached.
2014 Honda Civic Si Sedan Release Date
2014 Honda Civic Si Sedan Functions
The 2014 Honda Civic Sedan Si comes standard with a rearview camera, a sunroof, a seven-speaker, 360-watt AM / FM / CD audio system with USB and AUX input, Bluetooth smartphone connection with audio streaming, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, fog lamps and 17-inch alloy wheels in addition to expected items such as cruise control and power windows and locks. Summer tires and a navigation system packed with XM Radio and FM Traffic is available at an additional cost.
2014 Honda Civic Si Sedan Safety
The 2014 Honda Civic Si Sedan safety features include two-row side curtain airbags, dual-stage, multiple-threshold driver’s and front passenger’s airbags, driver and passenger side airbags, Help Voertuigstabiliteitstelsel, 2014 Honda Civic SI Coupe Release Date anti-lock braking system with noodremhulp.